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2019 Sep-Oct

Pain Rep



Spinal cord stimulation prevents paclitaxel-induced mechanical and cold hypersensitivity and modulates spinal gene expression in rats.


Sivanesan E, Stephens KE, Huang Q, Chen Z, Ford NC, Duan W, He S-Q, Gao X, Linderoth B, Raja SN, Guan Y
Pain Rep. 2019 Sep-Oct; 4(5):e785.
PMID: 31875188.


Paclitaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy (PIPN) is a common dose-limiting side effect of this cancer treatment drug. Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has demonstrated efficacy for attenuating some neuropathic pain conditions.